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Hotel Koster designed by Bedow

Logo designed by Bedow for Swedish oceanside accommodation and conference centre Hotel Koster. Featured on bpando.org

Hotel Koster is a small hotel, established in 1905 and located on the remote South Koster island inside Sweden’s Kosterhavets Marine National Park. It offers accommodation, meeting facilities and conference centre set within a unique natural environment with access to a variety of outdoor activities. Koster’s rooms mix maritime design with the comforts of home, are bright modern spaces lit by plenty of natural light and have large windows, many of which face the waters of Kosterfjorden.

The hotel’s brand identity, which included logotype, animated logo, adverts, menus, posters, signs, staff clothing and stationery design, was recently created by Bedow. Utilising a current illustrative simplicity and plenty of internal space, alongside a slab-serif, compelling photography and a light colour palette, Bedow’s treatment captures the contemporary nature and maritime theme of the hotel, and the tranquility of its surroundings.

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SSU designed by Snask

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The Swedish Social Democratic Youth League, abbreviated to SSU, is a branch of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, associated with the Swedish Trade Union Confederation, and one of the largest youth leagues in the country with a membership of over 10,000. In response to an upcoming general election, which took place on September 14th, the SSU looked to readdress its visual identity which had remained untouched for ten years.

Designed by Snask and launched a few months prior to the election, the SSU’s new visual identity, drawing colour from its relationship with the Trade Union Confederation and Social Democrats, using bold typography, and introducing a variety of more accessible details, broadens its communicative value and aesthetic impact, and unifies its members under one cohesive system.

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Studio Källbom designed by Bedow

Sans-serif logotype designed by Bedow for Studio Källbom

Studio Källbom is the Stockholm-based studio of digital design duo and identical twins Andreas Källbom and Daniel Källbom. Led by instinct, insight and the latest technologies and designing for both start-ups and established business including Spotify, Qapital and Readmill, Studio Källbom’s work encompasses a variety of platforms and devices, from computers and phones, to televisions and physical environments.

The studio’s new visual identity, created by Bedow, utilises a simple right angle break in a logotype built from the characters of Maison Neue, clear copywriting and a contrasting black, white and bright neon green highlight — perhaps a reference to the monochrome monitors of the past but executed as a contemporary single edge detail across tables, business cards and signage — to neatly convey forward momentum, functionality and technology with just a few assets.

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